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1890 Communities Near Washington Gardens ...

We largely built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. Over time, we will continue to add communities that we find during on-going research.

We largely built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. Over time, we will continue to add communities that we find during on-going research.

If it applies, we indicate whether a community no longer exists and is now historic.<1>

While we didn't find Washington Gardens in the Atlas, the following communities of the 1890's would have been found near the current location of Washington Gardens.

Armenia (OH)   (Washington County (OH)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Armenia was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located Less than 2 miles<2> to the West Southwest (WSW) from Washington Gardens
 - Armenia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Belpre (OH)   (Washington County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Washington Gardens
 - 1895 population of 1,007 people (with 6,406 people in 2017)
 - Belpre had a post office and railroad service
 
Blennerhassett   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Washington Gardens
 - Blennerhassett had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coolville (OH)   (Athens County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Washington Gardens
 - 1895 population of 330 people (with 498 people in 2017)
 - Coolville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Corner (OH)   (Washington County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Washington Gardens
 - Corner had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dombey   (Wood County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Dombey was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Washington Gardens
 - Dombey had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dunham (OH)   (Washington County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Washington Gardens
 - 1895 population of 96 people
 - Dunham had a post office and no railroad service
 
Eli   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Washington Gardens
 - Eli had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fillmore (OH)   (Washington County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Washington Gardens
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Fillmore had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hockingport (OH)   (Athens County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Washington Gardens
 - 1895 population of 198 people
 - Hockingport had a post office and no railroad service
 
Little Hocking (OH)   (Washington County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Washington Gardens
 - 1895 population of 318 people
 - Little Hocking had a post office and railroad service
 
Lubeck   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) from Washington Gardens
 - 1895 population of 151 people
 - Lubeck had a post office and railroad service
 
Manganese   (Wood County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Manganese was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Washington Gardens
 - Manganese had a post office and no railroad service
 
New England   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Washington Gardens
 - 1895 population of 56 people
 - New England had a post office and no railroad service
 
Newport   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Washington Gardens
 - Newport had a post office and no railroad service
 
Parkersburg   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Washington Gardens
 - 1895 population of 8,408 people (with 30,096 people in 2017)
 - Parkersburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Polandale   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Washington Gardens
 - Polandale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Porterfield (OH)   (Washington County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Washington Gardens
 - Porterfield had railroad service and no post office
 
Rockland (OH)   (Washington County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Washington Gardens
 - 1895 population of 162 people
 - Rockland had a post office and no railroad service
 
 - scott had a post office and no railroad service
 
Torch (OH)   (Athens County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Washington Gardens
 - 1895 population of 144 people
 - Torch had a post office and railroad service
 
Tyner   (Wood County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Tyner was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Washington Gardens
 - Tyner had a post office and no railroad service
 
Veto (OH)   (Washington County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Washington Gardens
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Veto had a post office and no railroad service
 
Washington   (Wood County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) from Washington Gardens
 - Washington had a post office and railroad service
 
Wesley   (Wood County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Wesley was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Washington Gardens
 - Wesley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Youba (OH)   (Athens County (OH))       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Washington Gardens
 - Youba had a post office and no railroad service

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Washington Gardens, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that begins in Washington Gardens. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Washington Gardens) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Washington Gardens. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.2320, Longitude: -81.6729     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Washington Gardens have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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